James focuses on evaluating and executing private equity, credit and distressed investments for Origami.
Prior to joining Origami, he was an associate on the Corporate Strategy and Development team at BlackRock, where he identified, evaluated, and executed corporate acquisitions and strategic growth plans on behalf of BlackRock’s various business units. James was also previously a legal analyst supporting BlackRock’s private equity solutions business. Before that, he was a litigation legal assistant at Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP, where he supported senior attorneys representing Fortune 500 clients in civil lawsuits.
James holds BAs in Government & Legal Studies and Spanish from Bowdoin College and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.